Dr Sandra Grey: Polling booths in supermarkets for 2020 general election

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NZ Herald / Newstalk ZB,
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Audio,
Publish Date
Sunday, 23 June 2019, 3:49PM

Kiwis will be able to vote at next year's general election while doing their weekly food shop.

Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced that ballot boxes will be in more venues at the 2020 election - including supermarkets and shopping malls.

"New Zealanders deserve to have their votes counted. Nearly half of voters are now exercising their right to vote prior to election day," Little said.

"Those early voters are able to both enrol and vote at the ballot box. It's only fair that people who vote on election day have the same right to enrol as those casting an early vote.

LISTEN TO THE AUDIO ABOVE AS DR SANDRA GREY SPEAKS TO THE WEEKEND COLLECTIVE

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